Date: Wed, 6 Dec 1995 14:01:23 -0600

From: Charles F Juengling juen0001[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]GOLD.TC.UMN.EDU

Subject: Re: name's the same

On Wed, 6 Dec 1995, Lisa Pogoff wrote:

Upon moving to MN, I was surprised to hear my co-workers pronounce

the male name "Don" and the female name "Dawn" exactly the same way.

Are they also pronounced the same in other parts of the country?

I am equally surprised when I hear people make a distinction between the

two names. So, yes, there are other parts of the country where the names

are pronounced the same. I'm an Oregonian, BTW.